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September 19, 2014
-   Paleontology

Dinosaur Discovery Sheds Light on Early Jurassic
A new dinosaur was discovered in La Quinta formation in Venezuela, from which its name is derived; it was the first dinosaur to be discovered so far north in South America.
September 14, 2014
-   Paleontology

Modern Humans Coexisted, Outlived Neanderthals: A Not-So-Neighborly Replacement
If modern humans replaced their archaic predecessors, when was this replacement, and did the two groups overlap?
September 8, 2014
-   Paleontology

Ancient Whale Provides an Early Glimpse into the Evolution of Echolocation
The author of a Nature study details the discovery of Cotylocara macei, a 28 million-year-old species of fossil whale, and its importance for the evolution of echolocation.
September 2, 2014
-   Paleontology

Oldest Animal Muscle Found in Canada
The advent of musculature in metazoans (animals) allowed them to evolve more advanced forms of mobility, feeding, digestion, and other body processes.
Media Entries
Rituals As Social Glue: An Interview With Harvey Whitehouse
Why are rituals such a pervasive feature of human social life? And what role might they have played in the evolution of our social behavior?
HBES Interview Series - Pete Richerson
This Pioneers of HBES series video features Peter J. Richerson, who pioneered the study of cultural evolution. His quest has developed and become intertwined with multilevel selection theory.
Adaptability vs  Resilience
What is the difference between adaptability and resilience?
Editor images David Sloan Wilson, Editor in Chief Robert Kadar, Founding Editor and Managing Director Robert Kurzban, Mind Editor Michael Blume, Religion Editor Terrence Burnham, Economy Editor Rafe Sagarin, Environment Editor Daniel Blumstein, Biology Editor Paula Mikkelsen, Paleontology Editor Guru Madhavan, Technology Editor Jiro Tanaka, Senior Editor and Arts Editor Gabrielle Principe, Education Editor Dominic Johnson, Politics Editor Lesley Newson, Culture Editor Joon Yun, Health Editor Kathryn Bowers, Associate Biology Editor Anthony Lopez, Associate Politics Editor
From left to right
  1. David Sloan Wilson, Editor in Chief

  2. Robert Kadar, Founding Editor and Managing Director

  3. Robert Kurzban, Mind Editor

  4. Michael Blume, Religion Editor

  5. Terrence Burnham, Economy Editor

  6. Rafe Sagarin, Environment Editor

  7. Daniel Blumstein, Biology Editor

  8. Guru Madhavan, Technology Editor

  9. Jiro Tanaka, Senior and Arts Editor

  10. Kathryn Bowers, Associate Biology Editor

  11. Gabrielle Principe, Education Editor

  12. Anthony Lopez, Associate Politics Editor

  13. Dominic Johnson, Politics Editor

  14. Lesley Newson, Culture Editor

  15. Paula Mikkelsen, Paleontology Editor

  16. Joon Yun, Health Editor